Consider Amazon, the e-commerce bits of the company. While it might have started out as an online bookshop, it evolved into a generalized online marketplace. So what was critical in the success of Amazon? The internet would probably be a good answer to that question, among many other things. But how much of the overall… Continue reading Blockchain: Big but small
We’ve long had content delivery networks (CDN), that help speed up and reduce latency for your web visitors. This works by making sure that the CDN has servers that are physically closer and on a better network connection (fewer hops) compared to where your visitor is based. You maintain multiple copies of the same content… Continue reading On edge architecture
For those of you unfamiliar with the issue and how the internet works (in simple terms) each and every connected device on the internet needs an IP address. It’s like a phone number, basically a unique number given to your computer, mobile phone, or whatever, whenever it is connected to the internet. It then “dials” another number whenever you check your email, go to a web page or any other activity.
Of course, to dial a number you need a number your self. And as we all know the number of connected devices on the internet is by no means slowing down. So we need more numbers to allocate to these devices. But here’s the catch: There are no more numbers available.
So I came across a blog post stating that RSS is dying and that it somehow should bother you..
Don’t get me wrong, RSS is a nice piece of technology. Getting everyone one to agree on a way of distributing content is always a good thing. And as the blog post I’m replying to states, it’s not about the technology, it’s about the interface.
But that interface has already been built and is heavily in use everyday..
This is a very bad recent development for the open and innovative internet as we know it: Level 3 Communications Issues Statement Concerning Comcast’s Actions ! So to try and help educate people regarding why net neutrality is so vital, I would like you to start by watching this short video: Then, go here, to… Continue reading Net neutrality is failing!